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CNN
Jul 4, 2010 8:00pm EDT
until i have confidence that u.s. taxpayer money is not being abused to line the pockets of corrupt afghan government officials, g drug lords and terrorists. can you respond, first of all, to the allegation that people with political connections are getting off? >> that's not true. we have prosecuted a number of high ranking officials in the afghan government. that process will continue. every government official, high ranking official is now required to -- there's a lot of misinformation. for instance, that report by nita lowey tt came out was related to the flow of cash out of kabul airport. the fact is that out of the $19.6 million that the united states is giving to afghanistan in the past three years, only $1 billi billion, 5% of the money has been given to the afghan government. there is waste. there is corruption. but a lot of it has nothing to do with the afghan government. it is the -- >> what's worrisome, i think, to congress, to americans, is that it's not, oh, there's corruption in government. because governments do have their corruption parts. it's that the president
CNN
Jul 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
to appropriate one more dime for the assistance in afghanistan until i have confidence the u.s. taxpayer money is not being abused to line the pockets of corrupt afghan government officials and drug lords and terrorists. can you respond to the allegation that people with political connections are getting off? >> that's not true. we prosecuted a number of high ranking officials in the afghanistan government. that process will continue. there is a lot of mi misinformation. there is a report about the cash coming out of the kabul airport. out of the $19.6 million that the united states is giving to the afghanistan is the past three years, only $1 billion, 5% of the u.s. money has been given to the afghan government. yes, there is waste and corruption, but a lot of it has nothing to do with the afghan government. it's the contracting system. whach >> what is worry some to congressman and americans, is governments do have the corruption parts, it's that the president is corrupt, that he, you know, he was corrupt from the election on. he is trying to help his friends. that is more difficult, because
CNN
Jul 25, 2010 12:00pm EDT
owns "u.s. news & world report" and recently wrote the hope that fired up the election of barack obama has flickered out, leaving a national mood of despair and disappointment. the fundamental problem is starkly simple. jobs and the deepening fear among the public that the american dream is vanishing before their eyes. i was joined earlier from new york by mort zuckerman and steve forbes, chairman and ceo of forbes, incorporated. gentlemen, thank you both very much. i can't think of two better people to talk about the business climate right now. so let me just start by quoting ben bernanke, the chairman of the fed, as you well know, who called the state of the economy unusually uncertain. so i'd like to ask the two of you to give me your description of where you think the economy is right now. mr. zuckerman? >> well, i'm more or less on the pessimistic side of things. my view is that you have consumer spending, which is either flat or going down, housing, which is falling off the edge of the cliff, employment, which is still continuing to be a serious problem, and i could give you a wh
CNN
Jul 25, 2010 9:00am EDT
in afghanistan, now getting word that one of the u.s. service members is dead, and the other being held by the taliban. we will continue to have more on the breaking story. for now, time to say good-bye. thank you for being here. candy crowley, it's all yours. >>> not much time for democrats to turn around what may be a rough election day focused on one issue, the economy. the unemployment rate was 6.9% when president obama was elected. 18 months ago, his administration released a report saying if congress passed a stimulus plan unemployment would stay below 8%. congress did pass that stimulus bill. unemployment is now 9.5%, and 14 million americans out of work. friday, the white house projected the jobless rate will remain above 9% until 2012. >>> americans are feeling the pain. only 22% say the economic conditions are good, and 78% say they are poor. for democrats, the numbers do not add up to a promising november. today, unemployment and a recovery that doesn't feel like one, with business leaders mort zuckerman and steve forbes. >> unless the president deals credibly with the uncert
CNN
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. cnn has confirmed at least six other u.s. citizens have been injured. multiple sources report the deathstyle in the dozens. >>> twin explosions rocked a restaurant and a rugby club. crowds gathered at both locations to watch sunday's final of the world cup. hard-line rebels are suspected by police but so far there's no claim of responsibility. >>> the gulf of mexico, bp hopes to have its new and i'm proved containment cap in place as early as wednesday. the massive device is designed to completely seal the broken well so that all the oil can be collected by a fleet of surface ships. >>> the fugitive teenager known as the barefoot band sit behind bars. police in the bahamas captured colton harris-moore early sunday after a high-speed boat chase. officers had to shoot out the motors of his stolen boat. the 19-year-old harris-moore had been on the run for two years after a lengthy crime spree in the pacific northwest. he arrived in the bahamas last weekend in a stolen plane. >>> spain is the new world cup soccer champion. the spaniardss defeated the netherlands 1-0 by scoring wit
CNN
Jul 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
amnesty to something like 3 million undocumented workers that were in the u.s. at that time. now 25 years later, there are between 11 and 15 million, depending on who you believe. what makes you think that going around and documenting illegals wouldn't just sort of say to others, come on in, eventually you will get your citizenship? >> well, what is being proposed now by responsible republicans, like president bush several years ago and president reagan, it's not an amnesty. what they are saying is let's have a path to legalization. if you speak english, you pass a background check, if you pay back taxes and get behind those that are trying to get here illegally, then eventually you get a path to legalization, not citizenship. it will take ten years eventually to maybe be eligible for citizenship. that's not an amnesty, and that's basically saying with the 11 million that we have here illegally, we are going to give them an opportunity to show that they embrace american values, they can work here if they are law-abiding. if they satisfy those conditions -- >> let me give the congressman a
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)